Okay, so maybe there are only a few politicians that openly vape, but several politicians vocally support vaping. And it's not just US politicians, either; some of these pro-vaping politicians are from the UK as well.
Who will you find on this "politicians who are pro-vaping" list? Donald Trump is viewed as the most pro-vaping candidate of the 2016 presidential race because he is in favor of fewer regulations on vaping. In 2016, Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) actually vaped during a hearing in which he argued against an amendment to ban vaping on planes.
Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron endorsed vaping as a way to help people quit smoking. He said, "Certainly as somebody who has been through this battle a number of times, eventually relatively successfully, lots of people find different ways of doing it and certainly for some people e-cigarettes are successful."Do you think that vaping is a successful tool to help people quit smoking? Do you think vaping should be regulated? Take a look at this list of pro-vaping politicians and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Donald Trump is viewed as the most pro-vaping candidate of the 2016 presidential race because he is in favor of fewer regulations on vaping.
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, New York City, and earned an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He took over his family's real estate business in 1971, renamed it The Trump Organization, and expanded it to involve constructing and renovating skyscrapers, hotels, casinos, and golf courses. Trump also started various side ventures, including branding and licensing his name for real estate and luxury consumer products. He managed the company until ...more on Wikipedia
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Former UK Prime Minister David Cameron endorsed vaping as a way to help people quit smoking in December 2015. He said, "Certainly as somebody who has been through this battle a number of times, eventually relatively successfully, lots of people find different ways of doing it and certainly for some people e-cigarettes are successful."
David William Donald Cameron is a British politician who has served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom since 2010 and as the Member of Parliament for Witney since 2001. He has been Leader of the Conservative Party since 2005. Cameron studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Brasenose College, Oxford, there being a member of the Bullingdon Club. He then joined the Conservative Research Department and became Special Adviser to Norman Lamont, and then to Michael Howard. He was Director of Corporate Affairs at Carlton Communications for seven years. Cameron first stood for Parliament in Stafford in 1997. He ran on a Eurosceptic platform, breaking with his party's then-policy by ...more on Wikipedia
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Former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage appeared in a video in March 2014 promoting e-cigs and vaping as a way to quit smoking.
Nigel Paul Farage is a British politician and leader of the UK Independence Party since 2010, a position he also held from September 2006 to November 2009. Since 1999 he has been a Member of the European Parliament for South East England. He co-chairs the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy group. Farage was a founding member of UKIP, having left the Conservative Party in 1992 after the signing of the Maastricht Treaty. Having unsuccessfully campaigned in European and Westminster parliamentary elections for UKIP since 1994, he was elected as MEP for South East England in the 1999 European Parliament Election. In the 2014 European Election, Farage was re-elected again and led UKIP to its ...more on Wikipedia
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Former UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said, in March 2015, he used high-voltage blueberry vaping to quit smoking.
Nicholas William Peter "Nick" Clegg is a British politician who since 2010 has been Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Lord President of the Council, as part of the coalition government headed by Prime Minister David Cameron. Clegg has been the leader of the Liberal Democrats since 2007, and a member of parliament representing Sheffield Hallam since 2005. Having attended the University of Cambridge, the University of Minnesota, and the College of Europe, he was previously a Member of the European Parliament and an award-winning journalist for the Financial Times. Clegg was elected to the House of Commons at the 2005 general election and became the Liberal Democrats' Home Affairs ...more on Wikipedia
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